Job Details

Senior Legal Counsel

Company name

Enbridge Inc.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Aug 14,2019

Valid Through

Nov 27,2019

Posted on

Jul 30,2018

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required

Location

Houston, TX, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Energy and Oil & Gas >> Energy and Oil & Gas
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Senior Legal Counsel
The candidate will actively participates in the U.S. legal affairs of firm's U.S. interstate natural gas pipeline business unit. Will provide advice and guidance on all U.S. legal matters affecting interstate natural gas, as well as OCSLA. Assist with compliance and guidance with FERC’s Standards of Conduct. Review, draft, and negotiate various natural gas transportation and gathering agreements, preliminary agreements including MOUs and precedent agreements, OBAs, interconnection agreements, and other related agreements. Work closely with commercial and transportation services departments. Work closely with firm's interstate gas regulatory personnel, regulated asset management team, and outside counsel on interstate natural gas regulatory pipeline transportation matters, such as: Review FERC orders, prepare responsive documents, and implement plans to enable compliance with regulatory rules and applicable laws, and advise internal clients on FERC issues. Ensure company compliance with FERC regulations, including the Standards of Conduct. Secure requisite regulatory authorization for pending projects, including FERC filings as necessary. Participates in developing pleadings and discovery documents in various cases, including FERC hearings, certificate applications, tariff revisions, and other matters. Draft routine documents and conduct legal research on FERC issues. Regulatory reporting compliance. Tariff interpretation, revision, and compliance. Provide management with recommended changes to company policy due to regulatory changes. Maintain effective communications with all departments seeking advice on legal matters

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have 8 years of progressively more responsible legal experience in several of the substantive areas of practice. Should have J.D. Degree from ABA accredited law school. Must be member in good standing of the Bar of at least one state in which firm's Inc. conducts business. Must have experience representing FERC regulated interstate natural gas pipelines. Must have highly developed skills including issue identification, analysis and resolution through supervision, coordination and use of internal and external staff and counsel. Must have strong interpersonal and leadership skills with a commitment to customer service and team work. Well developed knowledge of pipeline operations is preferred. Duel licensure in Texas and Louisiana a plus. Experience with oil pipelines along with gas pipelines a plus. Should preferably have familiartity with: NGA Section 4 rate and tariff proceedings; NGA Section 7 certificate proceedings; FERC audit proceedings; Judicial appeals related to FERC proceedings; Advising clients on FERC compliance issues; Advising clients on permitting issues related to FERC certificate proceedings; Advising clients on structuring transportation/storage transactions; Advising clients on structuring pipeline-related joint venture transactions; Drafting preliminary agreements (e.g., Precedent Agreements, CAs, MOUs, LOIs, JDAs); Drafting FERC Gas Tariffs; Drafting FERC certificate applications; Drafting transportations service agreements and all related agreements; Drafting transportation-related discount and negotiated rate agreements; Drafting capacity lease agreements and Drafting joint venture agreements.

Additional info

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Enbridge Inc.
1100 Louisiana St.
Suite 3300
Houston, TX TX 77002

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